Magazine article Corrections Forum

By the Numbers

Magazine article Corrections Forum

By the Numbers

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Average Inmate Count: 17,500

Total number of inmate processed/intake per year: 165,692

Average Length of Stay: 34 days

Number of Total Employees:

Custody/Correctional: 2,231

Sworn: 1,563

Male/Female Ratio: DSG (approx 4:1) C/A (Approx 1:1)

Management Rank title/structure: from Sheriff to CO: Sheriff, Under Sheriff, Assistant Sheriff, Chief, Commander, Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Deputy, Custody Assistant (non-sworn)}

Number of Corrections Officers: 822 "Custody Assistants" as of November 2004

Are Custody Assistants peace officers? No

Do they "carry" off-duty? No

Facilities: Men's Central Jail - Capacity 6265 (5861 + 404 clinic)

Century Regional Detention Facility - Capacity 326

Twin Towers Correctional Facility - Capacity 4521 (Tower 1, 2, and MSB)

North County Correctional Facility - Capacity 3,620

Pitchess Detention Center East Facility - Capacity 1,050

Pitchess Detention Center North Facility - Capacity 1,200

Pitchess Detention Center North Annex - Capacity 468

Inmate Reception Center - No Capacity, temporary processing area

Number of transportation vehicles: 69 buses, 21 Vans

Total number of inmate telephones system wide: 3,700, including patrol station and court lock-ups

Miles traveled per year: 2,525,201 miles driven in FY '03-'04

Gallons of fuel used per year: 449,730 gallons of fuel in FY '03/'04 plus additional for enroute buses and vans

Number of Court Dates per year: 250

Average Meals Served Per Day: 60,000

Average cost per day: $2. …

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